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big brother, brooks, unlike anything they would ever know again. magic time. >> we grew up in a city called bel ame which is right on the mouth of the amazon, right where the atlantic meets the amazon river. and finally it occurredvom to m why i love being near the water so much. because that's where i grew up and where i traveled with my dad. >> reporter: and so they were close, as close as a family on its own in such a place as this could possibly be. and accomplished. marilyn douglas could have sung professionally had she wanted to. could have done all kinds of things. >> she was a straight-a student. i just saw her as being so smart and successful in what it was that she wanted to do. >> and what she wanted to do more than anything else was raise brooks and leslie. >> you can see their faces still? >> oh, yes. and i can hear my mom singing. ♪ i seek thee >> she did once. every week at church. and at home where she sewed the outfits leslie wore to compete in miss teen oklahoma. >> i was the one that spent time with my mom, whether it be singing or her making me a new dress for a
is critically hurt. >>> also in bowie, two arrests and a deadly home invasion. john hatson and craig brooks posed at pep co-workers to get inside a home on living ton endeavor drive yesterday. -- livingstone endeavour drive yesterday. >> we want to remind residents that pepco typically do not send their workers door to door. so if you are unsure if a pepco employee is at your door, call their customer service line. >> police caught one suspect shortly after the shooting and arrested the other this morning. >>> new tonight we are hearing from a mother who was taken for a wild ride on the beltway. it ended with a mother and her young child rolling out of the car trying to get to safety. this is an incredible story and fox 5's wisdom martin has been following this today. >> it is incredible you consider this 24-year-old mother had left her baby inside that black lexus to come inside the store when the suspect jumped in. tonight she talked about her bold decision to bail out of the car right on the beltway. >> he was going like 110 at that point, so i'm thinking if he's going 110 and he hits an
. chairman rupert murdoch and former newspaper editor rebecca brooks preparing to give testimony to a particle meantry panel in the next half hour british lawmakers are expected to grill them on allegations reporters hacked into phone messages. >> rupert murdoch might be late his car was surrounded by a mob outside earlier and he had to turn back a top london police chief has been answering questions over an hour we are joined by wisdom martin with the latest on what is happening in england. >> well, this keeps growing, all eyes on particle meantry enchoir for the much antis -- enquiry for the much anticipated executives we are waiting for murdoch's son jamess in charge of news corp.'s european operations and mr. murdoch himself. rebecca brooks who resigned as editor of news international newspaper is scheduled to testify next hour. >>> a second resignation from scotland yard, followed one from sunday. they said staying on would be a distraction. >>> during the last hour the commissioner admitted to making mistakes. >> the material is repugnant, with hind site we would have -- ye
including rebekah brooks and james murdock on 26 separate locations. my question is whether he can assure the house that the bid was not raised at any of those meetings. was there at any time he discussed the bid with officials of the culture? >> 10 days ago, the prime minister said i was not given any specific information that would lead you to change my mind. it would have made every effort to uncover the information. they made every effort for the facts. did would surely have led him to change his mind about mr. coulson. all would decline. he was accused of making payments to police. the prime minister did nothing with the information. in may of 2010, he warned the prime minister of bringing him into downing street. he did nothing. on september the fourth 2010, the new york times published an investigation " in most civil -- quoting multiple sources. we know that article is not enough to open their increase. we know it triggers the termination of the metropolitan police. that led to the author. he said it is right that it does not taken up. the question is why. the prime minister was c
of the world editor now under arrest at a pr consultant. rebecca brooks who resigned as head of rupert murdoch's newspaper on sunday after she voluntarily went in for questioning. >> the position of rebecca brooks can be simply stated she is not guilty of any criminal offence. the position of the metropolitan police is less easy to understand. >>> government remains politically tainted as well the prime minister david cameron on official business in africa again under pressure to explain why he hired former news of the world editor andy cole son as chief of communications he stepped down in january and arrested last week. >> no one has argued that the work he did in government in any way was inappropriate or bad. he worked well in government, he then left government. >> and journalist who first blew the whistle on the hacking scandal but they says the not suspicious he worked at news of the world under editor andy cole son and the communication chief arrested in the scandal. rupert murdoch and his son james as well as rebecca brooks are testifying in just over two hours. >> thank you in the me
>> next the brookings institution forum on congressional redistricting plans that are being considered around the country. u.s. house districts are redrawn every 10 years to reflect population shifts. so far redistricting plans in 15 states have been challenged in court. over the next hour and a half panelist look at redistricting plans in california, florida and texas and how communities are being affected. >> the bewitching hour has arrived. it is 10:00 a.m.. i am tom mann, senior fellow here at workings and i'm delighted to welcome all of you with us here at brookings this morning, and to our lives c-span audience to a session entitled, a status report on congressional redistricting. now, you may have noticed on the screens, who redistricting di. wondering why that is there. we understand some of you are compelled to tweet wherever you are and if you do, we want you to know that is the event hashtag. i know you are shocked that i actually said that, norm, but there it is. >> it was written down for you. [laughter] >> eye in i am the well-known tweeter. six months ago, we
essay, after essay. where were the tweets when we were coming along, randi kaye? hello to you. i'm brook baldwin. busy, busy day in news on this wednesday. >>> rupert murdoch under fire in britain and in the united states. two separate u.s. agencies calling for investigations into rupert murdoch. >>> have you heard this story? an 8-year-old boy kidnapped, murdered, then mutilated. now new york place are scouring a stream of surveillance video for answers. more on that. >>> first, i want to begin with this. let's just plunge right into the debt negotiations at this hour. daily talks at the white house resume in one hour, and by all accounts, they are becoming more tense, more heated, more testy, the closer we get to the deadline. you know the date by now, august 2nd. august 2nd, a potential default of the u.s. treasury if congress will not approve more borrowing. joining me now from the u.s. capitol building is congressman paul brown, republican of georgia. congressman brown, nice to see you. good to have you on. >> it's nice to be with you. i don't believe the august 2nd deadline frankly
. please welcome brooke kiren who joins us to explain why you're doing all of this running. it's amazing. >> thank you. good morning. it's a pleasure to be here. >> you didn't run today in the heat? do you run in the heat? >> i do run in the heat. it's really a seven-day-a-week thing for me, the training and everything. >> do you notice? >> i do. because i have asthma. i was exercise-induced asthma as well. it's just something i put together and get through. but the heat does play a toll. i ran in the pool today. i had one of those belts on and i was going like this, so that's what i did this morning to beat the heat. >> that's good for someone in your level of fitness? you can actually get a workout? >> you get a fantastic workout from it, but it doesn't trash your body like the heat can do it shall the and you can get some great cardio you've it. >> great. so why run so much? what you doing it for? >> well, obviously, i like to run, you know that. well, for years, it was all about me, getting better, stronger, faster. and it was really ironic, because the better, stronger, and faster i
coulson in connection with the scandal, also his connection with rebekah brooks. >> he is a neighbor, a friend, but i deemed the relationship to be wholly appropriate. >> reporter: in her own interrogation, tuesday brooks admitted something went wrong at the tabloid and described allegations into hacking into murder victims phones as pretty horrific. the prime minister cut short a trip to africa for his emergency meeting at parliament to stand the growing criticism about his relationship with the murdoch empire. >> that you have had frequent meetings with prime ministers in your career. in the period after your arrest -- >> i would say leave me alone. >> reporter: during three hours of testimony murdoch apologized for the role his employees played but said he's not responsible for what he called the fiasco over the hacking. >> who is responsible? >> the people i trusted to run it and the people they trusted. >> reporter: murdoch says he has no plans to step down from his multibillion-dollar empire. this is the most serious political crisis of the prime minister's 15-month career. the
. >> reporter: british police want rebecca brooks to tell them what she knows. the former chief executive of news international was arrested when she went to the police station for a planned appointment. she was to appear before parliament on tuesday. some question the timing of the arrest. >> i really feel this inhibits the hearing. >> reporter: another unexpected twist was hours after her arrest. the london chief of police resigned over questions on how the department has investigated the case and his links to a key figure in the scandal. >> i, and the people who know me, know my integrity is completely intact. >> reporter: there's police describes, and hacking voice mails of celebrities, politicians, and murder victims. there's an inquiry whether journalists tryied to hack the phones of the 9/11 victims. >> there's questions if the news practice has been corrupted by rupert and his corporation. they tried to break the law to report the story. >> reporter: direct apology from rupert murdoch ran throughout the weekend. it said directly we are sorry. >> brooks was released on bail, and sh
executives les hinton and rebekah brooks who resigned last friday. brooks faced questions from the same panel. she was arrested on sunday over allegations of phone hacking and payments to police for information. she, too, denies knowledge of wrongdoing. >> i have never paid a policeman myself. >> reporter: today the questions for murdoch was about salvaging the reputation, a business rupert started with one paper. >> i was brought up by a father who was not rich but was a great journalist. just before he died, bought a small paper. >> reporter: james hopes to one day lead the family business. first he will have to repair the damage sustained over two weeks of an ever-widening scandal. stephanie gosk, nbc news, london. >>> doug has more about the weather. we are getting the idea it will be hot this week. >> i think we talked about it enough, haven't we? >> yeah. >> today was 97. heat index got to 103. you just go, what? it's going to get warmer? it will get a lot hotter. take a look now. you can see we are dealing with partly cloudy skies across the area. a very soupy atmosphere. very warm and
tell the house about the conversations she had about the bskyb bid with mr. murdoch and rebecca brooks? >> all the details of the meetings and explain all of the conversations were appropriate and she could ask the members of her party to be equally transparent. >> does the prime minister join me in hoping that this is the end of the ever increasing rise of misconduct by police officers across the country? >> the police have to have an operation, have to have a relationship with the media, both at the top level to communicate with the police's right to do strategically, and at the operational level to help them with crime. we have to try to make sure they do not have an inappropriate relationship. >> prime minister, have you ever mentioned the word "bskyb" in the presence of rebecca brooks? >> does not raise serious questions about how the previous limit operated that members opposite thought that it a prepared for the prime minister to be brief on police matters? and the e-mails that were released, didn't show how professional his chief of staff is? >> i thank my hon. friend for putti
with "washington journal." for now we go live to the brookings institution here in washington. they are going to have a talk on congressional redistricting. the moderator is thomas mann, senior fellow at brookings. several speakers. live coverage on c-span. enjoy the rest of your day. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2010] we understand some of you are compelled to tweet revenue are. if you do, we know that is the event hashtag. i know you are shocked that i said that, but there it is. [laughter] >> it was written down. >> six months ago, we had a session here, almost to the day. today, we're going to take stock of how the process is unfolding and with what consequences. why do people pay so much attention to redistricting? first of all, is a fascinating game, political junket we cannot resist. we can start talking about the midterm election before and continue on for years after as we try to discern the consequences of it. but much more importantly, they're genuinely high stakes involved in redistricting. certainly, it
in parliament about it and we carry that live on c-span2. we carry rupert murdoch and rebekah brooks yesterday and we will speak about that. how do you describe to an american audience the importance of "news of the world" as the largest selling sunday newspaper in the country, and the closure of that paper? guest: it was shocking. a lot of people were shocked by the closure. it was a sudden and brutal move, and murdoch's decided that enough was enough -- murdochs decided enough was enough and they had to take this extreme step. "news of the world" set the standard for tabloid journalism. it has been a pretty low standard for recent years, but they have always been in front, always seemed to be getting the best spooks, the best gossip -- best scoops, the best gossip. "news of the world" and "the sun," the murdoch daily tabloid, were the epitaph of tabloid journalism. -- epitome of tabloid journalism the rocket. raucous, titillating tabloid journalism, which we enjoy to extan extent. host: did you know, when you were living in london, rebekah brooks at all and her work? guest: she was editor of
: stevenson says he quit because he's become a distraction for scotland yard. meanwhile, rebekah brooks, the former head of the british newspaper arm was the latest person to be arrested. brooks resigned from her executive position at "news corps" friday, the same day les hinton, now publisher of "the wall street journal" resigned. on tuesday, they will public answer questions from members of parliament. "news corps" published two full page advertisement thes over the weekend. one an apology directly from murdoch. the second, a list of what "news corps" will do to make it right. nbc news spoke with rebekah brooks' spokesman who told us she has been in contact with scotland yard since january asking to assist in this case, and as recently as last week was told, quote, she was not even on the radar. her arrest yesterday, he says, came as a complete surprise. stephanie gosk, nbc news, london. >> the commissioner's resignation was followed by the resignation of deputy commissioner john yates, london's top anti-terrorism police officer. >>> an historic goodbye for the "atlantis" shuttle crew
brought you in march. curt brooks was headed home from work one night when he appeared a drunken driver on i- 95. so curt did what he does best, he videotaped it. andrea mckaren was in stafford county court where all of this played out with finality today. >> yes, it did. one of our colleagues part of a news story. it turned out his video tape proved critical to the conviction. >> okay, he is about ready to head on collision. oh my god. >> the video is heart stopping and in a courtroom today, a judge watched the tape showing the alleged driver nearly causing a head on collision. >> he almost did. >> it was very compelling. it was clear that this is not just somebody weaving down the road. he almost killed somebody. >> curt brooks had followed the driver more than 25 miles and led police to their suspect. with his dash board camera rolling, curt captured the near head on collision and the suspect nearly running him off the road. we sped up the video so you can see what the judge saw. the driver straddling the center line and swerving on to the shoulder. >> they looked at the initi
. the latest, rebekah brooks, the former chief executive of murdoch's british media holdings. she showed up in a prearranged appointment with police on sunday, and was subsequently held and questioned for nine hours before being released on bail. all of this is putting increasing pressure on the murdoch family. are you put murdoch, his son james and rebekah brooks are expected to appear before a government committee tomorrow to answer questions about the scandal. kurt gregory, nbc news. >> and there is another late development in this story. "the guardian" newspaper reports that london is examining a computer found in a bag throne into a trash can in an underground parking garage near the apartment where rebekah brooks lives. according to "the guardian" brooks' husband tried to claim the bag. they called the police. >>> the temperature is rising and if you think it's hot now, by the end of this week, we could see temps in the triple digits. doug has a look at the conditions across our region at this hour. doug? >> yeah, right now, jim, temperatures into the low 90s across much of the region
, rebekah brooks has resigned. >> the question is, does this mean that the walls are crumbling at news corp. it's too early to say, bulls this is a crack in the wall. she was a protege of rupert murdock, rose through the ranks, the ceo. lately, certainly have been seeing her by his side with the flowing red hair. for her to announce she is resigning is certainly big news. in fact, she even said, in her resignation letter, feels a deep responsibility as she puts it, quote, for the people we have hurt and wants to say how sorry i am for what we now know has taken place. >> interesting to hear that kind of language. really kind of resisting we did something really wrong and her resignation letter says that. >> pushing back, too. we now know. >> we didn't know before, she says. then we have that and the fact that justice department here in the united states, is getting involved in this scandal. we're hearing that the fbi is now involved. >> they are involved. and overnight, we are learning from the u.s. attorney general himself, eric holder, he told reporters in australia that, in fact, yes, th
murdoch's british operations, police arrested rebekah brooks. hours later london's top, quit his job. london's police commissioner resigned because of speculation about his links with a former editor at the news of the world" tabloid. >> i have no knowledge as to the extent of this disgraceful tactic and the selection of victims. >> rupert murdoch's and his son will answer questions from british lawmakers tomorrow. the british parliament may delay its summer break so the prime minister can brief lawmakers on this growing scandal. >>> the republican presidential campaign is going high-tech. the candidates will meet for the first presidential debate to be held solely it through twitter this week. the event is sponsored by the tea party. michelle bachmann, tim pawlenty among others, starting at 3:00 p.m. on wednesday. >>> technology jobs are high to right now, but not in all fields. >> no more. >> wireless could mean jobless. consumers may be lining up to purchase smartphone, a tablet computers, and applications but employment in the wireless industry is shrinking. there are 20,000 fewe
rebekah brooks. and the london police commissioner resigned. i have no knowledge of the extent of this terrible practice or the extent of expert and the repugnant nature of the selection of victims now emerging. >> rupert and his and james are expected to answer questions from british lawmakers tomorrow. brooks is also scheduled to testify. it's not clear if she will do so. >>> 71 degrees. >> developing news, expired on a south american subway train leaves two passengers dead. \ >> new developments in the debt debate as republicans prepare for a vote this week. >> of top u.s. auto executive is optimistic >>> taking our top stories alisa clark 14. and over is nights priornight fire. four boats and deck caught fire at the washington boat club at d.c.'s southeast marina. there are concerns about leaking fuel. there's no word on what caused the fire that caused hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage. >>> investigators are searching for the gunman who shot two teenage boys atabrine ginsberg apartment complex overnight. the victims are expected to recover. -- a bladensburg apartm
the u.s. mail and mailed a $76,000 ring to his lady love. former miss texas usa brooke daniels. she said no but didn't say no to the ring. she still has it and, yes, now they have a date, not a wedding date but a date in court on friday. looks like roy could learn a few things from aaron who proposed to the love ly ly amalia. aaron did not get sucked. did you hear the knockout punch. all right. i love this story. take a look at this outrageous new toy called the megamouth and everybody hold your comments. it is so hot it is completely sold out with kids and adults using it as an inspiping way to tell others to, well, shut theirs or as dr. evil would say -- >> talk to the hand because the face don't want to hear it anymore. >> exactly. exactly. and finally, "forbes" has put out their list of the highest paid actresses had hollywood. topping the list, angelina jolie, probably no surprise and sarah jessica parker each bringing in a cool $30 million last year. they may walk the red carpet but they're also rolling in the green. boom. thank you very much. there was no sound effect for that tha
for that. martha: and in court, we are getting reports that news international reef rebekah brooks will testify before a british parliamentary committee investigating the news of the world phone hacking scandal, british lawmakers also calling on others to testify. news of the rorld was owned by news corporation, parent of fox news. fox news foreign affair correspondent amy kellogg joins us with the latest on this story from london. good morning, amy. >> reporter: hi martha. there are actually two things going on. there is a very sweeping public inquiry here looking into the phone hacking and the allegations of payments to police for information at the news of the world, and then, there is this parliamentary committee that has asked to question rupert murdoch, his son james and their chief deputy in london, rebekah brooks. so far only brooks has agreed to make the date, which is next tuesday. earlier this morning the deputy prime minister nick clegg said all three should appear before this committee. >> i think there are big question marks about how news corporation is being run. wh
looks like a real sovereign debt crisis for our country. >> i want to quote david brooks. quoted over the past few years. this is david brooks from "the new york times." the republican party has been infected by a faction that is more of a psychological protest than a practical governing alternative. if you ask them to raise taxes an inch to cut government spending by a foot, they'll say no. to members of this, tax levels are everything. members have taken a small piece of economic policy and turned it into a sacred fixation. if you were offered for revenue increases of some kind, would you say no because you don't want revenue increases? >> i would love to do tax reform. i hate the fact we use it for social engineering. number four on the contract from america, which is a tea party manifesto of sorts, is fundamental tax reform. so we're all for that, but this is a spending problem. this is a -- >> you would accept a very good deal? >> why would you -- >> would you accept a deal? >> would you talk about revenue -- >> no, in other words, saying we won't accept revenue increase under an
. >>> we could see key figures testifying in the uk scanical. rebekah brooks has agreed to testify in front of parliamentary committee next week. this morning summonses issues for rupert murdoch and son james. they've so far refused to appear before the committee. all of this comes as murdoch's news corp. takes another hit. it has pulled out of a $12 billion bid to buy full control of broadcaster bskyb. nbc's stephanie gosk is live in london with the latest. now it stands nine people having been arrested. what do we know about the latest person taken into custody? >> thomas, the sixth is neil wallace, deputy editor from 2003 to 2007 at "news of the world" when andy coolsulson was editord he served as prime minister cameron's spokesperson so there's been a lot of interest around him and it does seem like the investigation right now is focusing around that time in the "news of the world" and the activities that went on then. it raises interesting questions about rebekah brooks also the editor of the paper, whether or not she could be brought in with allegation, criminal allegations against he
themselves and lying to lawmakers is a crime in itself. former news of the world editor rebecca brooks, will also take the hot seat and choose her words carefully. she's already under police investigation. >> absolutely no reason -- >> reporter: a separate committee grilled the former chief of police who resigned because of allegations police took bribes from murdoch reporters. he revealed 10 of the 45 press officers in his department used to work for murdoch's "news of the world" tabloid. charlie d'agata, london. >>> british police are still waiting for autopsy results on the news of the world whistle blower found dead in his home yesterday. authorities say sean horr's death is unexplained but not suspicious. and moments ago at the hearing, a protestor rushed at rupert murdoch from the gallery. murdoch's wife jumped to defend her husband. the hearing was abruptly halted and what happened is still being sorted out. we do know a man has been detained and he reportedly had some sort of white foam on his face. we'll bring you more information when we get it. >>> some big names are lining
, and news corps's ceo rebecca brooks next week. tina crouse, cbs news, london. >>> murdoch is still leaving the door open to purchase b sky b, saying news corp reserves the right for a bid in the future. >>> coming up, annie has the forecast. >> we've got some clouds moving in. i'll talk about the storm chances for us today, before we get some real relief in the weather. but first, here's your allergy report, where the grass pollens are still moderate and the mold also in the moderate range. 9news is next with your forecast! >>> the owner of a restaurant near harrisburg, pennsylvania is taking heat over his decision to ban children under the age of six. the ban goes into effect this saturday. the owner of mcdain's restaurant says he came up with the idea because he got tired of rowdy children. well, the decision is not sitting well with some. >> i think that's crazy. it's -- actually discrimination, because there's a lot of families that might want to go there to eat with children. >> i just don't think it's acceptable. i don't think it's good for business. >> i think it's terrible. i don't
. this comes hours after a former news of the world" editor rebekah brooks was arrested and questioned about the alleged criminal activity. >> the detectives normally work monday through friday. it's unusual for someone be working on a sunday. there could be exceptions. >> prime minister david cameron has called for an emergency session of parliament. he will address lawmakers on wednesday and are looking into possible corruption in the police department. >>> casey anthony is free. her whereabouts unknown. she left an orlando jail early yesterday morning. abc news learned the crop tra plane that left the airport is registered to an attorney. her parents are not even sure where she is. >> she walked out with $500. she does not have a bank account or place to live. if she is relying on other people. we want to make sure that she is safe. >> she is received death threats since been found not guilty by the jury of murdering her daughter. she may be facing more lawsuits related to her daughter's disappearance and death. >>> from texas to michigan, people are making. the relief will not come any t
williams wants his engagement ring back. the dallas cowboys wide river filed a lawsuit against brooke daniels, the former miss texas usa. williams said he proposed to her in february and she turned him down and kept the nearly $80,000 engagement ring and daniels claims she lost it. an insurance investigation revealed her father had the now said that he will return it.  >> good evening, i'm dave feldman. the caps signed the winger troy brown to a 2-year, $2.35 million deal. he was acquired on draft day -- draft day from the blackhawks in exchange for the first-round pick and is the last insigned cap. one of the -- jeff halpern, the potomac, maryland, native played seven seasons with washington and the sixth season. after citizens with the stars, lightnings, kings and canadiens, the 35-year-old is back with his hometown team signing a one-year deal. >> i know i enjoyed playing here before, i think i'm starting to appreciate it more now and being closer to my dad and family and having them get a chance to come to the games and practices. and to be a part of th
photographer, curt brooks, followed the driver more than 25 miles and led police to their suspect. with his dash board camera rolling, curt captured the near head on collision and the suspect nearly running him off the road. the judge sentenced lee to a 60 day jail sentence with all but five days suspended. he was fined $300 and will have his license suspended for a year. >>> much of our nation in the grip of a sweltering heat wave tonight. roads are starting to buckle over in iowa and minnesota after days of these extreme conditions. the temperatures have topped 90 from oklahoma to chicago for days now and now that system is coming our way. anny hong is in for topper shutt. how bad should we expect it to get? >> triple digits in the next couple of days. first, we'll talk about storms. we did have severe thunderstorm warnings for frederick and loudoun county. we are seeing decent storms around our area. south of us, where you can see around clinton, charleston, looking at storms. out towards the eastern shore, we have severe thunderstorm warnings for caroline county and also talbot county.
it. and then maybe the people they trusted. >> then we waited for rebekah brooks to come in. she was the editor at the time this alleged hacking was going on. we all waited for her to say something, but that did not happen. she didn't know about hacking, she never condoned it or sanctioned it, she didn't know about payments to police. she never condoned or sanctioned that. some of her questioners were saying, isn't it incredible that you did not know of any of this? she said, yeah, maybe it is incredible but i just didn't know. >> that was michelle kosinski reporting from london. rebeckah brooks was arrested sunday in connection with scotland yards' investigation into the allegations of hacking and bribery. federal authorities have made arrests in at least three states in connection with the investigation of a computer hacking group that calls itself anonymous. among those arrests is a contract ploy of at&t who's accused of using his access to acquire information and post it online in file sharing sites. >>> now to the hot weather, it's stirred up some storms across the region. d
by what appeared to be illegal methods. >> reporter: be recollect a brooks was editor for two years at the paper -- rebecca brooks was editor for two years at the paper but denies knowledge. murr to being has agreed to open his -- murdoch has agreed to open his books to regulators as he moves toward the purchase of broadcaster bb. some say he's too close to news corp. executives and says the company needs to get its house in order. >> i think he should focus on clearing this up rather than the next corporate move. >> reporter: now there's news from shareholders in the united states filing suit against news corp. the sue says news corp. failed to properly over-- the suit says news corp. failed to properly oversee news of the world and cites this hacking scandal as proof. >>> here's a question for you. should d.c.'s top city job come with a salary cap? current police chief cathy lanier makes $253,817 a year. of that 230,000 is base pay. the rest is from departmentwide increases and extra pay for her 20 years of service. the school's chancellor makes $275,000. there are some on the cou
, "the news of the world." former editor rebekah brooks also denied she knew of any illegal activity. and rupert murdoch's wife sprang into action defending her husband. you can see her in the pink jacket. she jumped up and slapped a spectator who tried to throw a pie pan full of shaving cream in her husband's face. the spectator is in custody. >>> the debt debate could see some progress this morning after the introduction of a new pi partisan proposal. the gang of six, a group of three republican and three democratic senators, including virginia's mark warner, introduced a new plan yesterday. it would reduce the deficit by $4 trillion over the next decade and add $1 trillion in tax revenue. it has already received support from both sides of the aisle and won the president's approval as well. but republicans in the house are still pushing for cut, cap, and balance, which passed the house yesterday, primarily along party lines. the president says, for the first time, however, he is seeing signs of compromise. >> i think we now are seeing the potential for a bipartisan consensus. >> we
brooks has resigned from rupert murdoch's news corporation amid the phone hacking scandal in great britain. the scandal has widened to include charges of tampering and police bribery. murdoch shut down his tabloid "news of the world" in response to the scandal. meanwhile the fbi is looking into allegations that newscorp employees tried to hack into the telephones of 9/11 victims in the united states. >>> seven minutes after the hour now. 68 degrees. casey anthony will be a free casey anthony will be a free woman this weekend. somewhere in america, there's a doctor who can peer into the future. there's a nurse who can access in an instant every patient's past. and because the whole hospital's working together, there's a family who can breathe easy, right now. somewhere in america, we've already answered some of the nation's toughest healthcare questions. and the over 60,000 people of siemens are ready to do it again. siemens. answers. >>> good morning. 67 degrees. sun is up. what a beautiful picture. blue skies, streaky clouds above us. blue sky reflected into the waters of the poto
8. nasdaq fell by 16. >>> brooks is coming back to the ballpark. construction is started on a new statue, honoring brooks robinson. it shows the orioles great getting ready to throw out a run. the statue will be placed outside. it will be unveiled at a ceremony in october. >> and still ahead on wjz's eyewitness news at 5:00. the made at the center of an international scandal breaks her silence. >> god is my witness. i'm telling the truth from my heart. >> reporter: what she says happened in a hotel room with one of the world's most powerful bankers. and the risks she's taking by speaking up now. >>> the grandstand already going up for the baltimore grand prix. i'm meghan mccorkell, how construction could impact your commute. >>> i now pronounce you married. you may seal your vows with a kiss. >> from celebration to trepidation in the span of about 36 hours. the road block that could prevent more same-sex couples from tying the knot. >>> sun, storms and flooding. we have seen it all today. and we may not be done with the wild weather. we'll let you know if rain will ruin your outdo
and miss brooks, one morning, called the board of new corporation to seek their agreement. >> you have suggested it is because you felt ashamed. there is not a suggestion it was a commercial decision to decide to close "news of the world." >>shepard: the c.e.o. told lawmakers he had "little" direct involvement with "news of the world," coming down in defense of his company as a whole and his own role in the scandal. >> ultimately you responsible for the whole thing? >> no. >> you are not responsible? >> no. >> who is responsible? >> people that i trusted to run and, then, maybe the people they trusted. allow me to say something, as this is not an excuse, maybe it's an explanation of laxity, "news of the world," is less than 1 percent of our company and i employ 53,000 people around the world and we do proud, great, and ethical and distinguished company. >>shepard: he addressed reports that employees hacked into the phone of victims of 9/11. >> we have seen noest of that at all and as far as we know, the f.b.i. hasn't. if they do, we will treat it exactly the same way as we treat it her
. embattled news corp. executive rebecca brooks resigned. brooks led the british arm of news corp. and she was the editor of news of the world. that paper folded this month after it was revealed they hacked into the cell phones of murder victims, soldiers killed in action and the victims of 9/11. news corp. also said this morning it will offer a formal apology for its actions, congress is now considering an investigation here in the u.s.. >>> at 6:04, we have a commuter alert and a makeover on the way for route 1 in maryland. the maryland highway authority has secured $8.8 million, that money will go to redesign a mile and a half stretch through college park and make the road more pedestrian friendly. now plans have been in the works since 1998. final approval is seen as a formality. >>> and a heads-up for mote reriders this weekend, the orange line is going to be split in two. that means no service between east falls church and west falls church. it starlets tonight -- starts tonight and goes through sunday. free shuttles will get you around the gap. >>> while you slept, harry potter fans
news of the world, 43-year-old rebecca brooks, was arrested yesterday. she was released some 12 hours later. both have denied any wrongdoing. news core is the parent company of news of the world as well as fox 5. >>> two political workers for maryland governor. are due in court today. they conspired to use oboe calls on election day to discourage voters from going to the pollings. supporters of martin o'malley received calls telling them to relax because he had already won. >>> now to the debt debate. the white house budget director says president obama thinks there is still time to come to a grand deal that would increase the nation's borrowing authority while reducing long- term deficits, the government will default on august 2nd if lawmakers do not increase to raise the debt ceiling seeing. now we have a scope gap measure coming up for vote but if it passes it will face a tough fight in the house. >>> casey anthony now out of jail in hiding this mornings after her release early yesterday. anthony got into a waiting suv and disappeared from the public eye. fox news correspondent cas
. rebecca brooks was questioned and let go a few hours after questioning. the chief of police have resigned, it this comes as rupert murdoch gets set to face members of parliament this week. news corp. is the parent company of both news of the world and fox 5. >>> one popular way for tourists to navigate d.c. could be in for some changes. >> we'll check back in with tony perkins. going to be a hot one, triple digits by the end of the week. we'll get close today. clothes to 6 now this monday morning. >>> los angeles frequently makes the list of cities with the worst traffic along the d.c. area but this weekend one potential traffic nightmare was avoided. a 10-mile stretch of the 405 shut down to demolish part of a bridge. to avoid massive backups people were asked to stay home. the warnings were actually he'ded t project wrapped up ahead of schedule. the road is back to normal this morning. which means a lot of traffic. >> well let's talk about heat. much of the country is in the grips of a heat wave, in nebraska things got so bad ov
here at brookings this morning.s and to our legacies and not in to a session entitled, a status report on congressional thing. now, you may have noticed on the screen redistricting di, wondering why that they are.rin we understand some see how arkham held to tweet wherever you were. and if you do, we want you to know that hashtag. tatw y is actually said that, norm, but there it is. >> it was written down for you. [laughter] >> eye in i am the well-known tweeter. six months ago, we had a session here almost to the day, that was a preview of the redistricting session. today we are going to take stock of how that process is unfolding and with what consequences we can detect at least now. why do people pay so much attention to redistricting? a good question. first of all, it is a fascinating game. political junkies simply can't resist. we can start talking about it the midterm election before and continue on for years after as we try to discern the consequences of it. but more importantly there are gentlemanly high stakes involved in redistricting. certainly, it is relevant to play contr
with us here at brookings this morning, and to our lives c-span audience to a session entitled, a status report on congressional redistricting. now, you may have noticed on the screens, who redistricting di. wondering why that is there. we understand some of you are compelled to tweet wherever you are and if you do, we want you to know that is the event hashtag. i know you are shocked that i actually said that, norm, but there it is. >> it was written down for you. [laughter] >> eye in i am the well-known tweeter. six months ago, we had a session here almost to the day, that was a preview of the redistricting session. today we are going to take stock of how that process is unfolding and with what consequences we can detect at least now. why do people pay so much attention to redistricting? a good question. first of all, it is a fascinating game. political junkies simply can't resist. we can start talking about it the midterm election before and continue on for years after as we try to discern the consequences of it. but more importantly there are gentlemanly high stakes involved in redis
fellow here at brookings, and i'm delighted to welcome all of you. with us here at brookings this morning and to our live espn audience to a -- c-span audience to a session entitled a status report on congressional redistricting. now, you may have noticed on the screens redistricting d.i., wording why that's there. we understand some of you are compelled to tweet wherever you are, and if you do, we want you to know that is the event hash tag. i know you're shocked that i actually said that, norm, but there is it is. >> it was written down so you know. >> i'm a well-known tweeter. six months ago we had a session here, almost to the day, that was a preview of the redistricting session. today we're going to take stock of how that process is unfolding and with what consequences we can detect at least now. why do people pay so much attention to redistricting? good question. first of all, it's a fascinating game. political junkies simply can't resist. we can start talking about it, the midterm election before and continue on for years after as we try to discern the consequences of it but much m
on their baby's illness was rebecca brooks. at the time the editor of the sun newspaper, she's now rupert murdoch's british ceo and is herself being questioned by police. john yates, the officer you saw earlier on in my report, has just told the committee that he's 99% sure his phone was hacked, which shows that police investigating the news of the world were themselves not immune. chris? >> i'll tell you, this story grows more and more every day. cbs' elizabeth palmer for us in london. elizabeth, thank you very much. >>> like i said, there's so much more to talk about. we're joined now by steve hewlett who is a media analyst in london for us. good to have you here with us this morning. according to elizabeth's report there are claims the former prime minister gordon brown, the queen both victims of this hacking and rupert murdoch's newspapers. what's the latest on both sides of this story? >> it's going from bad to worse. in fairness, the latest revolution about gordon brown are not hacking, which is about accessing -- illegally accessing voice mailboxes on mobile phones. this is a resul
is that at what -- who knew in the paper and when did they know it? rebecca brooks, who used to be editor of news of the world, says she didn't know anything about it. this kind of, you know, is somewhat questionable. but there's a political implication to all of this, which makes it even more complicated and in a way more scandalous. brooks is a great friend of the camera. the last editor of the news of the world before brooks became prime minister camera's spokesman. he then resigned under mysterious circumstances. as all this is coming out, seems perhaps the circumstances may not be so mysterious. so the question of who knows and who knew then is kind of key to the whole thing. however, my feeling is that somehow it won't end up being as revealing as we all thought, because too many political implications here. >> i wish we had 10 more minutes to speak with you. unfortunately, our time is fleeting. it is now out of time. but i appreciate you coming in. this is not at all dead. so hopefully we'll see you again. >> sure. >> tony, over to you. >>> thank you, much. 8:23now. the military's don't as
. rebecca brooks is stepping down in the wake of the scandal at the paper. she's the biggest casualty so far of the phone hacking controversy. rupert murdoch suspended brooks and refused to accept her resignation. they agreed to answer questions next week. fox 5 is owned by news corp. >>> a fire at holy cross hospital in silver spring overnight forces the evacuation of some patients. but they are all okay this morning. we get more on this big story from sherri ly live in silver spring. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the hospital remained open and those patients were only evacuated to another area of the building. the fire was put out in about 20 minutes. but it did cause for some tense moments when smoke filled part of the hospital. the hospital workers quickly mobilized, but its emergency plan was put into action. the fire first reported around 11:15 on the third floor of the hospital last night where the labor and delivery suites are located. those patients were safely evacuated. no patient care or deliveries were interrupted. the fire was not inside the building, but it appears
executive rebecca brooks has resigned. meanwhile, the fbi has announced an investigation into rupert murdoch's news corporation in connection with the phone hacking scandal in britain. u.s. attorney general eric holder confirmed they are looking into allegations that newscorp employees tried to hack into the telephones of 9/11 victims in the united states. meanwhile, murdoch and his son james will appear before british lawmakers next week. the scandal is widening now to include accusations of eavesdropping and police bribery. murdoch shut down his tabloid "news of the world" newspaper in response to the scandal. >>> osama bin laden was apparently planning for a 9/11 anniversary attack. "the wall street journal" reports bin laden was working to assemble a team of militants. that's according to information obtained in the raid on his compound in may. officials say the plans were only in the discussion phase, and they haven't seen any signs the plot ever went beyond that. >>> 5:07 is the time right now. ahead, the embarrassing mistake ahead, the embarrassing mistake by freight rail delivered ca
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